Will TEC Lighting UV Coaters work with my digital and offset presses?
Yes. The TEC Lighting UV coater in conjunction with our line of UV coating will assure quality coating from any digital, offset or inkjet printer.
What is the thinnest and the thickest paper stock that is compatible with UV coating?
It varies by model, however the standard is 100lb text to 40-point board and on certain units up to 1”.
Will the unit coat 2 sides at once?
Yes. TEC Lighting developed the world’s only duplexing UV coater called the DualCoat Duplex UV Coater. This is the only unit in the world, and the only unit we offer that will coat both sides.
Do I have to change my coating from running offset to digital?
No. TEC Lighting UV coating will run coat both digital and offset with one fluid.
How fast do TEC Lighting UV coaters run?
Depending on the unit, conveyor speed can vary from 70FPM on the XtraCoat MINI, 130FPM on the TruCoat and 250FPM on the MegaCoat models.
Can I upgrade a handfed model with a feeder or stacker at a later date?
Yes. All TEC Lighting units are modular and allow for expansion and growth.
Is the TEC Coat UV coating safe to work with?
Yes. TEC Coat UV coating is VOC free and is safe to work with when you follow our “Safe Coating Handling Procedure”.
How much is the TEC Coat UV coating and what does it cost to run?
Coating ranges in price from $4.50 to $7.00 per pound and will yield roughly 1,000 sq. foot per pound.
How common are UV coaters in business?
UV coating is becoming a standard in many segments of the printing industry including direct mail, business cards and brochures. It offers great resistance to marking and scuffing.
Does TEC Lighting offer financing?
TEC Lighting does not offer in house financing, however, we would be happy to share our preferred finance vendor.
Can I purchase individual parts for any of TEC Lighting’s UV coaters if it needs maintenance?
TEC Lighting uses standard off-the-shelf parts that are very easy to find and are even easier to install. Please contact our spare parts department for more information.
All of TEC Lighting’s staff have been helpful and in many cases gone out of their way to make us happy. That’s service is hard to find these day’s.
I purchased the XtraCure Model XC18-1-3D. It has performed beautifully with my Konica Minolta printer.
I think Tec Lighting (and product line) needs to be on your ‘Top Supplier/Product’ list – the training went without a hitch and was very thorough and informative.
Our customers are extremely satisfied with the finished products we have been producing. Highly recommended – A great investment.
In the competitive environment we find ourselves in, offering UV Coating to our product line has given us an advantage.